Ricky Clifford

Ricky started his long career in Emergency Response and Management as a Career Firefighter with the Tasmania Fire Service for 15 years.  Within this time, he attended over 1000 incidents, achieved the rank of Senior Station Officer and acted as District Officer in a number of areas for over 2 years. Ricky then went on to build two successful businesses – Certified Security, specializing in security services and Clifford & Co Response Services. Clifford & Co Response Services, in operation for over 10 years was a business tailored to provide emergency response services to industry 24/7/365.  At its peak, Ricky employed 25 personnel across 2 major industrial sites.  Services provided grew from security, first aid, and basic emergency response to include confined space rescue, drug, and alcohol testing, blood collection, maritime security, pre-emergency planning including crisis management amongst many others.

Ricky’s skills and capabilities include:

  • Incident response, management, and coordination
  • Business Commercialisation
  • Incident investigations and analysis
  • Development of rescue plans
  • Post-operational debrief, analysis and evaluation
  • Safety systems auditing
  • Crisis Management and Recovery
  • Drug and Alcohol policies, programs and testing
  • Supervision and administration of advanced first aid
  • Emergency response systems development
  • Evacuation processes – development, implementation, and testing of plans and procedures
  • Security assessments
  • Emergency response training


  • Graduate Certificate Business Commercialisation
  • Graduate, Institute of Fire Engineers
  • Diploma of Occupational Health & Safety
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Security & Risk Management
  • Ass Diploma Applied Science
  • Management System Auditing – SAI Global
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Testing for Alcohol and Drugs of Abuse
  • Certificate IV Administration